Your Body on Stress

Your Body on Stress

By now everyone is back to preschool through college. Hopefully you and your children got off to a smooth start – especially because I want to talk to you about STRESS. We’re heading into a busy time of year with new schedules, etc. and I know a lot of you are feeling some pressure …

… and I also know a lot of you think you should just toughen up and “push through it”

Spoiler alert: You can’t do it. That’s because stress isn’t all “in your mind.” It’s also in your body.

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Stop Googling Your Workouts

Stop Googling Your Workouts
So, you have decided you are ready to begin a workout routine, so you pop onto Google and search what part of your body you want to improve. Countless websites come up, and you begin clicking through and start to get overwhelmed. You print out a workout or write it down, complete it and then complete a couple more you found. A week or two goes by and you are thinking, “is this working?” “Should I be doing more?” or “I don’t feel it, let me do double the work.” Then you move onto the next Google search workout. 
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Why I hate being a personal trainer and the dirty reputation that comes with it.

Why I hate being a personal trainer and the dirty reputation that comes with it.
I am at a party and I begin speaking with someone whom I do not know. They ask me, “What do you do for a living?” a harmless questions except when I respond, “I am a personal trainer.” Often times the conversation ends there or I get a “oh, I workout maybe not as often as I should. “Or “don’t look at what I am eating, I swear I will work this off” and many other responses. It is in that moment, I want to scream, “I don’t care, you are human and you are allowed to live!!!”
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Deep Breathing System: Breathing your Way to a Stronger Core

 Deep Breathing System: Breathing your Way to a Stronger Core
Strong abs are created through a deep inner core which functions as a unit.  Breathing is an auto response to help keep us alive but breathing correctly can also help:
-Strengthen Deep Inner Core
-Strengthen/Improve Pelvic Floor Function
-Strengthen and Heal Rectus Diastasis
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Shhh….. The Perfect Workout

Shhh….. The Perfect Workout

It is natural to want to care about your looks. It is natural to want to have the “perfect” body. It is natural to look at the magazine cover and want to be them. So, you save the photos of the workouts, screen shot the workouts and then begin doing the workouts waiting for the results.  However, you become frustrated, still searching for the next workout.

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